Text 2 Stop It Logo

How Does It Work?

  1. Posters containing a unique number and keywords are placed in around the school
  2. Text Bowie to 71441 to report bullying and other harmful behavior in your school
  3. Cards with the number and keyword are provided to each student and parent
  4. When a student needs help with bullying or any other concern the text to a live person.
  5. Details are obtained, and transcript is sent to the school counselors/administrators for follow-up

Contact us to set up Text 2 Stop It for your school/school district

Why is it needed?

Where implemented Text 2 Stop It:

  1. Reduced bullying by over 70 %​         
  2. Exposed drug dealers in half the schools where program was implemented
  3. Uncovered multiple weapons and threats to do harm to schools/students
  4. Interrupted multiple suicide plans, so help could be provided

Yet the anonymous electronic tip bill(HB669),

signed by Governor Hogan in 2017, provided

$0 of funding needed to protect all Maryland students.

So we are asking for your help.

Governor Larry Hogan, along with Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Mike Busch. Alvin Butler, Text 2 Stop It! Executive Director (standing).

Maryland State

How Many Maryland Students Can You Help Us Protect?

What does it take to protect maryland students

from bullying, weapons, drugs, suicide, etc.?
$1 / year / student - That’s it!